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Von Willebrands Factor Blood Test

Von Willebrands Factor Blood Test

Von Willebrand Factor is a blood clotting protein. This blood test helps to investigate the possible reason behind excessive or recurrent bleeding.
Blood sample 3 tests included 7 working days turnaround

£179.00

Von Willebrand Factor (VWF) is a blood clotting protein, which interacts with platelets in the blood to form a plug to prevent blood from flowing at the site of injury. Von Willebrand disease occurs when VWF does not function properly, or if there are insufficient levels of VWF in the blood. Symptoms of von Willebrand disease include bruising easily, frequent nosebleeds, long-lasting bleeding from cuts, bleeding gums and heavy menstrual periods. Symptoms and the severity of bleeding will vary from person to person and from episode to episode.

Von Willebrand disease is a genetic disease that can be inherited from either parent and is the most common inherited bleeding disorder. A man or woman with von Willebrand disease has a 50% chance of passing the gene on to their child.

This blood test helps to investigate whether your symptoms could be caused by von Willebrand disease.

3 simple steps

  • Take the test

    Take the test - either using your kit or visit a clinic.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample in the freepost pack to our fully accredited lab.
  • Get your results

    Get your doctor reviewed results on my.medichecks.com.
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Important

Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.